Do Kern County Disposal Sites accept dirt?

All dirt is not created equal! Believe it or not, there are several kinds of dirt:

  • Clean fill dirt (less than 30% vegetation);
  • Dirty dirt (more than 30% vegetation, rocks, trash etc.); and
  • Contaminated dirt (hazardous con stituents in the dirt).
  1. Dirt, of any kind, is not accepted at Bin Sites or Transfer Stations.
  2. Dirt and Dirty Dirt is accepted at all Landfill Sites. Contaminated dirt is not accepted.
  3. Disposal fees will be charged based on the type of dirt you are bringing into the facility.

Prior to bringing dirt to a Landfill Site, you must call (661) 862-8900 or (800) 552-KERN to obtain approval.